Pianist steps in to shine in sparkling recital covered a wide range of feelings The concert concluded with a from the romance of Elgar’s Violin thrilling performance of the Sonata in E minor to the drama of virtuosic Etude by Ysaye, based on Bartok’s Romanian Folk Dances. In a piece by Saint-Saens that Debussy’s Violin Sonata in G admirably showed off Martyn’s minor the composer shows, at the talent to the full. end of his life, great originality and mastery of this musical form.
The concert opened with the rarely heard Sonata in G by Mozart, an amazing piece in which the instrumental roles are notably independent though the piano enjoys prominence.
by Lionel Avery of the Amersham Concert Club
AMERSHAM Concert Club had a real treat on Saturday, February 7 with a recital by a talented young violinist, Martyn Jackson, accompanied by Alison Rhind.
Alison is much sought-after as an accompanist and it was our good fortune that she was free to take the place of the scheduled pianist who was ill.
Martyn and Alison’s programme
The next concert is on Saturday March 7 with the Sterling Trio (flute, clarinet and piano) playing music ranging from Bach to Blake. Tickets are available through the Amersham Concert Club website www.amershamconcerts.org.uk or 01494 765 420.